Song written by Harland Howard, and recorded by Ray Price on January 29, 1959, for the Columbia label, was released on April 6, 1959, the song reached number two on the US country charts.
Throughout his career, Price was a talent search enthusiast and the leader of the band: Roger Miller, Johnny Paycheck, Johnny Bush and Willie Nelson were all in his band, the Cherokee Cowboys. Naturally, he was also one of the first to adopt the compositions of Nelson and Miller, and was one of the first to re
Song written by Ralph Mooney & Charles Seals, and published in 1949. The song was recorded by Ray Price, on February 4, 1956, for the Columbia label and released on April 2, 1956. On July 28, 1956, the song arrived at number one of the US country charts, for 9 weeks in a row from July 28 to September 28, and returned to number one on November 3, for two more weeks. Crazy arms, would remain on the list of Billboard playing for almost a year. It would become the fourth greatest hit of all time in
“ Faded love “, song written by Bob Wills, John Wills and Billy Jack Wills and first recorded by Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys, on April 27, 1950, for the M.G.M.
Ray Price recorded it for the Columbia label, on March 7, 1957, in Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN, was recorded in EP format, in the same session three other songs were recorded (Letters Have No Arms, Remember Me (I'm The One Who Loves You) and I Saw My Castles Fall Today), in the recording sessi
"City Lights" is an American country music song written by Bill Anderson. It twice became a #1 hit — in 1958 and again in 1975.
Ray Price recorded the original version in 1958, with his version becoming a long-running #1 hit.
"City Lights" was one of Anderson's earliest major successes. He wrote the song when he was just 19, and it was picked up by Price in the spring of 1958, when Price was country music's predominant honky-tonk singer and stylist.
Released in June 1958, Price's version of "C
"Don't You Ever Get Tired (Of Hurting Me)" is a country song written by Hank Cochran that was a hit single for Ray Price in 1965, reaching No. 11 on the Billboard chart. A later version by Ronnie Milsap in 1989 was Milsap's thirty-third number one single as a solo artist. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of thirteen weeks on the chart.Other notable recordings of the song were done by Jack Greene and George Jones and by Price and Willie Nelson as a duet.
"Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes" is an off meter ballad concerning a man away from home worried that his paramour may unwittingly stray from their relationship. The song was recorded in many different styles by many artists. It was written by Winston L. Moore (whose stage name was Slim Willet) and was published in 1952.
The song was first recorded by Slim Willet and the Brush Cutters (4 Star 11614, reaching #1) and then by Ray Price (Columbia 4-21025, reaching #4).Skeets McDonald followed
"I've Got a New Heartache" is a single by American country music artist Ray Price. It was released in November 1956 as the first new single from his Greatest Hits album. The song reached #2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.
"I've Got a New Heartache" was also recorded by American country music artist Ricky Skaggs. It was released in May 1986 as the third single from the album Live in London. The song reached #10 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.
"I Wish I Could I Fall in Love Today" is a song written by Harlan Howard and recorded by American country music artist Ray Price. It was released in 1960 as a single only. The song reached #5 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart
The song was also recorded by American country music artist Barbara Mandrell, under the title "I Wish That I Could Fall in Love Today". It was released in August 1988 as the first single from the album I'll Be Your Jukebox Tonight. The song reached #5 on t
"I Won't Mention It Again" is a 1971 single by Ray Price. "I Won't Mention it Again" was Ray Price's sixth number one on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for three weeks and spent a total of seventeen weeks on the country chart.
"Night Life" is a song written by country music singer-songwriter Willie Nelson. Nelson was inspired to write the song during one of his trips from his home in Pasadena, Texas, to his work, singing at the Esquire Ballroom in Houston.
Due to financial issues, Nelson sold the song to guitar instructor Paul Buskirk for $150. The recording of the song was rejected by Pappy Daily, owner of Nelson's label, D Records. Daily believed that the song was not country. Encouraged by the amount of money he re